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Search Tips in OneSearch (EDS)
- EDS’ default search treats all terms you enter in a search box as though they are joined with AND. For example, if you enter: television violence children, EDS will find items that contain all 3 terms. To combine your terms in other ways (such as OR or NOT), use the advanced search.
- To improve the relevancy of your search results, enclose phrases in "quotation marks". For example: "climate change" or "community college students".
- If there is an apostrophe in your search term, include it. For example, use "handmaid's tale" -- not "handmaids tale"
- To find variant endings for a word, use the * asterisk (truncation symbol.) For example: psycol* finds psychology, psychological, psycologic, etc.
- Use advanced search for more options
Refining search results
- By default, search results are limited to available collection in the library
- You can expand the search results to inclue the results which are not included in our collectin by removing the tick mark in the "available library collectin" facet.
- Use the limiters along the left side of the screen to hone in on the most relevant content.
- The most common limits are found in the "Refine Search" and "Source Types" menus.
- Use these facets to limit your results by Subject, publisher, publication, languate, Geography, Location,Scource trype, date etc. etc.